Category: Concert Reviews

February 27, 2021 / Concert Reviews

Venue 505, February 12 7.5/10 This was music into which you could sink as if it were a soft leather armchair, while the musical diary conjured images before your eyes. Pianist/composer Novak Manojlovic was enshrining in sound nine memories of places and people, and in the process taking us deep…

February 26, 2021 / Concert Reviews

Sydney Lyric, February 10 3.5/10 Two drum-centric shows in four weeks, and they could not have been more different. The first, Disruption! The Voice of the Drums, focused on the instrument’s capacity (in the hands of the exceptional Simon Barker and Chloe Kim) for rhythmic complexity, melodic song and improvised…

February 25, 2021 / Concert Reviews

Lennox Theatre, February 7 8/10 Musicians may congregate in metropolises and vie for scant playing opportunities, but they also form communities that cohere like families – largely minus the sibling rivalry. The musicians and composers involved in the latest instalment of the Paul Cutlan String Project underscore this feeling of…